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  • EXPANDING YOUR CAPACITYFOR CONNECTIONS:EMERGING TRENDS IN ONLINE MEETINGCAPABILITIESTierney Smith
  • ABOUT TECHSOUP CANADA
  • SOFTWARE DONATIONS PROGRAM
  • BENEFITS OF ONLINE MEETINGS Save $$ Save time Convenience Better than a phone call Go green
  • COMMON FEATURES Screen sharing Multiple presenters Drawing/annotation tools Chat Audio/teleconferencing Videoconferencing Recording
  • CONSIDERATIONS Do you need video? How much prep for participants? Pay-per-use vs. subscribe vs. free?
  • SKYPE  Pros:  Many people use it  Easy to start a call  Cons:  Need premium version for group screensharing/ video
  • GOOGLE+ HANGOUTS  Pros:  Free video calls  Lots of apps – built for working together  Cons:  Max 10 people  A bit tricky to get started
  • GOTOMEETING  Pros:  Allows phone or computer connection – more flexible  Participants don’t need an account  Cons:  Interface is a bit clunky at times
  • MORE OPTIONS Adobe Connect  Good for larger meetings with advanced requirements e.g. breakout rooms Join.me  Simple screen sharing and meeting ReadyTalk  Phone line only for audio, also has screen sharing And more…  http://techsoupcanada.ca/learning_centre/articles/web_c onferencing_tools
  • SKYPE DEMO Chat Video Screen sharing Limitations – only 2 people unless you have premium
  • GOOGLE+ HANGOUT DEMO How to start a hangout How to invite someone to a hangout How the video bit works Google effects – glasses and mustaches How to chat How to screen share How to work on a document together Show that there are apps e.g. google art project FYI about on air hangouts
  • GOTOMEETING DEMO Screen sharing, make other people the presenter Drawing on your screen chat Audio vs. headset Recording the call Video
  • QUESTIONS?@techsoupcanadafacebook.com/techsoupcanada